DEARBORN – The Henry Ford College men’s basketball team extended its season April 10 with a 68-63 victory over Bryant and Stratton College of Ohio, making the Hawks the Great Lake District champions.
The game’s top scorer was Brandon Michrina with 15 points. He was closely followed by teammates Carrington McCaskill with 14 points and Daniel Autrey, Jr. with 12 points.
The Hawks now advance to the national championship tournament at the Mary Miller Center in Danville, Ill., April 20 to 24. As the tournament’s 14th seed, the Hawks will open by playing No. 3 seed South Suburban College in South Holland, Ill., at 11 a.m. April 20.
The DACC will video stream the games live via the National Junior College Athletic Association Network Network (www.njcaa.org/network). The championship website (www.njcaa.org/championships/landing/index) will help viewers select any information regarding the NJCAA Men’s DII National Basketball Championship.
The tournament’s goal is to offer tickets to traveling fans from all participating schools. COVID-19 guidelines from the public health department prior to the championship will determine the capacity limits in the venue.
There will be four games per each morning/afternoon session on April 20 and 23, three games per each morning/afternoon sessions on April 21 and 22, with two afternoon games April, and two games each evening session.
Tickets are $10 for an Individual Session Pass (2 to 4 games per session), and $50 for a Tournament Pass, good for all sessions. Children ages 6 and under are free.
For further information, go to the Hawks Athletics website, www.hfcc.edu/athletics.